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    Sale 7722


    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    KIM JOON (b.1966)

    Duet-Dog, 2006

    Price Realised  


    KIM JOON (b.1966)
    Duet-Dog, 2006
    chromogenic print
    signed, titled and numbered '5/5' in ink on printed credit label on backing board
    55 x 39in. (140 x 100cm.)

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    For Kim, tattoo is a metaphor for hidden desires and the body is his canvas. To create his Duet series, Kim takes photographs of nude female and male bodies then paints his 'social tattoos' on them using digital technology. His works have been shown internationally and are held in various collections, including the Seoul Museum of Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He lives and works in Seoul.

    Number 5 from the sold-out edition of 5.

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